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Annie Rose Stathes - September 2013 Without a doubt, the United States is a beautiful country. Thankfully, numerous colleges and universities throughout the country have harnessed its beauty and provided students with beautiful places to live and study. The following article lists (in no particular order) ten beautiful campuses in the United States. University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
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By Stephanie Small, March 2014 Grad school shouldn’t be all study, study, study. Here are our suggestions for improving your work-life balance. 1.Crash another department’s event Staying within your own department can get so insular! Bust out of the tunnel vision and hit a potluck or cocktail hour held by another program – preferably, one that’s vastly different than your own. In med school? Hit up the art school’s tea. Thespians, consider spicing up the economics Ph.D.s’ happy hour with some improv. 2.Crash an undergrad party
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Stephanie Small - October 2013
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By Stephanie Small, October 2013 Individuals interested in pursuing certain careers will need to earn a graduate degree in order to practice in their chosen profession. If you are interested in becoming a lawyer, a physician assistant, a licensed social worker, an optometrist, or a veterinarian you will need to earn a graduate degree. 1. Lawyer Q: What’s the difference between a lawyer and a herd of buffalo? A: The lawyer charges more.
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By Laura Morrison, July 2014 Two daunting processes – full of hope, and potentially, pain. You put your best foot forward, dress nicely, discuss your positive attributes, put on cologne, and hope for a positive response. Applying to grad school can be a lot like online dating. Here’s why. Pictures might lie.
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Written by Kerry Auge, for GradSchools.com, March 2014 Making the decision to go to graduate school is huge. Your best bet in securing your success will be to do some serious soul searching before you take the plunge into many months of hard work, financial strain and serious time management. Here are a few questions to help you with your thinking along the way. Why do I want to do this?
by Valarie J. Boyle updated: May 2017 You might be finding youself asking, "Why go to Grad School?" It’s something almost everyone considers at some point in his or her life. Whether you’re looking to make more money, or want to perform research or teach, there are a variety of reasons to attend graduate school. 1. Necessity:
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated September 2010 As a grad student, you will be presented with more academic and pre-professional opportunities than you ever imagined. In fact, to an even greater extent than was the case when you were an undergrad, there will be extra-curricular events that will not only greatly supplement your academic work, but also pave the way for professional success.
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www.gradschools.com/article-detail/america-competes-act-269Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2010 New legislation aims to enhance U.S. graduate research and technical education. The America Competes Act signed into law by George W. Bush is designed to improve the United States' competitiveness in the areas of research, science, mathematics, engineering, technology and certain foreign languages. Through the Act, the United States will spend an additional $33.6 billion on mathematics and science education over the next three years.
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Information compiled by the GradSchools.com team - last updated December 2010 As we continue examining Graduate Education: The Graduate Education: Backbone of American Competitiveness and Innovation, released in April 2007 by the Council of Graduate Schools' Advisory Committee on Graduate Education and American Competitiveness (CGS), we focus on the United State's need to attract the best and brightest graduate students from around the world. Graduate education and global competition
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by Stephanie Small Published June 19, 2013 You may be asking yourself: "Can I Get Into Graduate School?" because you think you have to have a 4.0 average, a marathon-length list of extra-curriculars, explosive GRE scores and letters of recommendation that make you look like a fusion of Rosa Parks and Mother Teresa? Think again.
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By Laura Morrison, July 2014
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By Stephanie Small, November 2013 Celebrities are more than just pretty faces – some of them are dang smart, too. From musicians and athletes to world-renowned actors, here’s a list of brainy stars who’ve proven their intelligence and dedication to learning by earning graduate degrees:
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